Lil' Fixie Cap
As part of the “My Mountain Hat Competition”, I designed
3 hats using new yarns by Schachenmayr. This one was
inspired by the racing caps favoured by fans of fixed-wheel
bicycles, or “fixies”. I love the snug fit and little
peak, it’s the favourite of my 3 hats and I wear it often.
To Fit Head Circumference: 19 ½ - 23”/48 - 58.5cm
Finished Circumference: 20”/50.5cm
Finished Height: 6 ½”/16.5cm
My Mountain Schachenmayr Lova (67% Acrylic, 30%
Wool, 3% Polyamide), 1.76oz/50g, 55yd/50m
2 Skeins of #87 Beige/Orange
Or yarn that knits to specified gauge.
1 US 13/9mm 24”/60cm or longer circular needle
2 Fixed Stitch Markers (fm)
1 Movable Stitch Marker (mm)
11 stitches x 32 rows = 4”/10cm worked in Half Fisherman’s
Rib in the round and US 13/9mm knitting needles
Or size needed to obtain gauge.